Innovations

Innovations

Wearable Future Smartwatches

Future Smartwatches Could Sense Hand Movement Using Ultrasound Imaging

The research team led by Professor Mike Fraser, Asier Marzo and Jess McIntosh from the Bristol Interaction Group (BIG) at the University of Bristol,...
Molecular Robot

World’s First ‘Molecular Robot’ Capable of Building Molecules

Scientists at The University of Manchester have created the world's first 'molecular robot' that is capable of performing basic tasks including building other molecules. The...
Quantum Materials

Quantum Materials Sensitive Spin Detection for a Next Generation Electronics

A new microscopy method developed by an ORNL-led team has four movable probing tips, is sensitive to the spin of moving electrons and produces...
Palladium Diselenide 2D material

Palladium Diselenide a 2D pentagonal material introduced

Palladium diselenide shows promise in electronics and photonics. By exfoliating bulk crystals of palladium(IV) selenide, chemists have prepared the first ever pentagonal 2D material....
Self Driving Car

Self Driving Car: MIT’s New Innovative Camera Will Keep an Eye in the Corners...

Many of today’s self driving car use automated systems that work in tandem with a collection of sensors and cameras. For example, Tesla’s Autopilot relies on radar...
Bilayer Graphene

Exotic Quantum Particle Observed in Bilayer Graphene

A team led by Cory Dean, assistant professor of physics at Columbia University, and James Hone, Wang Fong-Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia...
superconductivity

Superconductivity Found in Thin Films of Titanium Oxide

Many of us are familiar with titanium dioxide (TiO2), a whitener commonly used in sunscreens and paints such as the white lines seen on...
atoms-thick-semiconductors solar cells

Atoms-thick semiconductors stacks for solar cells and circuits

A study led by UChicago researchers, published Sept. 20 in Nature, describes an innovative method to make stacks of semiconductors just a few atoms thick....
Printable Structures

Self-Folding Printable Structures once Peeled-Off

In a paper appearing in the American Chemical Society's journal Applied Materials and Interfaces, researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and...
high-performance-electronics

Flexible New Platform for High-Performance Electronics

A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers has created the most functional flexible transistor in the world -- and with it, a fast, simple...